Pearl Secret Profile
CONSISTENT 5F STAKES WINNER
Won 3 Group/Stakes races and Gr.1 placed 3 times, all over 5f. Beating over 60 Group winners, including 16 Gr.1 winners.
OUT OF A 5F STAKES WINNING MARE
From the family of Dutch Art.
HIS SIRE’S NATURAL SUCCESSOR AT STUD
Pearl Secret Pedigree
A RARE DESCENDANT OF THE SUCCESSFUL AND COMMERCIAL BYERLEY TURK SIRE-LINE
|COMPTON PLACE||INDIAN RIDGE||AHONOORA|
|OUT LITTLE SECRET||ROSSINI||MISWAKI|
|TOUCH OF GREATNESS|
|SPORTS POST LADY||M DOUBLE M|
Also sire of Borderlescott – Nunthorpe Stakes Gr.1 twice; Deacon Blues – British Champion Sprint Stakes Gr.2; Prolific – Richmond Stakes Gr.2; Godfrey Street – Flying Childers Stakes Gr.2; etc.
Won Darley July Cup Gr.1, second in Flying Childers Stakes Gr.2 & Gimcrack Stakes Gr.2.
Sire of 17 Gr.1 winners and sire of sires, including Gr.1 2yo sire Showcasing.
OUR LITTLE SECRET
Won 6 races including City Wall Stakes L, Chester, 5f. Dam of 5 winners. From the family of Palacegate Episode and top sprinter and sire Dutch Art.
OUR LITTLE SECRET (IRE), won 6 races at 3 to 5 years and £47,149 including
totesport.com City Wall Stakes, Chester, L., placed 12 times;
PEARL SECRET (GB) (2009 c. by Compton Place (GB)), subject stallion.
PEARL BRIDGE (GB) (2010 g. by Avonbridge (GB)), won 1 race at 3 years and
£9433; also won 7 races at 4, 6 and 7 years, 2017 in Qatar and £93,054.
- £9433; also won 7 races at 4, 6 and 7 years, 2017 in Qatar and £93,054.
BATTEN THE HATCHES (GB) (2014 g. by Harbour Watch (IRE)), won 2 races at
3 years, 2017 and £16,832 and placed3times, died at 4 years.
- 3 years, 2017 and £16,832 and placed3times, died at 4 years.
GET UP AND DANCE (GB) (2013 f. by Makfi (GB)), won 1 race at 3 years and
placed once, from only 3 starts.
- placed once, from only 3 starts.
SECRET ROMANCE (GB) (2011 f. by Sakhee's Secret (GB)), won 1 race at 2
years and placed once, all her starts.
- years and placed once, all her starts.
SPORTS POST LADY (IRE), won 4 races at 2 and 3 years and placed 8 times;
dam of 4 winners including-
OUR LITTLE SECRET (IRE) (f. by Rossini (USA)), see above.
PASADENA LADY, unraced;
dam of 6 winners including-
PALACEGATE EPISODE (IRE), Jt 3rd top rated 3yr old filly in Germany
1993, Champion older mare in Germany in 1994, won 11 races at home, in
Germany and in Italy including Premio Omenoni, Milan, Gr.3, St Hugh's
Stakes, Newbury, L., Iduna-Nova Flieger Preis, Koln, L. (3 times), Dortmunder
Flieger-Spielbank Hohensyburg, Dortmund, L.; dam of winners.
KING QUANTAS (IRE), Champion 2yr old colt in Scandinavia in 2000, 7
races in Norway and in Sweden including Polar Cup, Ovrevoll, Gr.3.
- races in Norway and in Sweden including Polar Cup, Ovrevoll, Gr.3.
Longing To Dance (GB), placed twice at 2 years including second in Flame
of Tara EBF Stakes, Curragh, L., from3starts; dam of BE MY GAL (GB), 2
races at home and in France including Prix de Psyche, Deauville, Gr.3.
- of Tara EBF Stakes, Curragh, L., from3starts; dam of BE MY GAL (GB), 2
Halland Park Lass (IRE), ran 3 times; dam of DUTCH ART (GB), 3rd top rated
2yr old in Europe in 2006, 4 races at home and in France including Middle
Park Stakes, Newmarket, Gr.1 and Prix Morny, Deauville, Gr.1, second in
July Cup, Newmarket, Gr.1, Prix Maurice de Gheest, Deauville, Gr.1 and
third in 2000 Guineas, Newmarket, Gr.1; sire, UP (IRE), 3 races including
Irresistible Jewel Blandford Stakes, Curragh, Gr.2, placed second in Poule
d'Essai des Pouliches, Longchamp, Gr.1; grandam of Grecian Light (IRE),
1 race at 2 years, placed second in May Hill Stakes, Doncaster, Gr.2.
- 2yr old in Europe in 2006, 4 races at home and in France including Middle
- 1993, Champion older mare in Germany in 1994, won 11 races at home, in
PALACEGATE JACK (IRE), won 15 races including Timeform Harry Rosebery
Trophy, Ayr, L. and Tattersalls Breeders Stakes, Curragh, L.
- Trophy, Ayr, L. and Tattersalls Breeders Stakes, Curragh, L.
ANOTHER EPISODE (IRE), won 11 races at 2, 3 and 5 years including Roses
Stakes, York, L., placed second in Molecomb Stakes, Goodwood, Gr.3.
- Stakes, York, L., placed second in Molecomb Stakes, Goodwood, Gr.3.
“From a sire line renowned for producing classy sprinters, Pearl Secret is a member of the same hardy family that provided Dutch Art, now a multiple Group One producing sire. This is a pedigree that shouts speed top to bottom.”
Nancy Sexton, Racing Post Bloodstock correspondent
Pearl Secret Race Record
GR.2 WINNING SPRINTER
5f Maiden, York
5f Scurry Stakes L, Sandown Park
5f Conditions Stakes, York
5f King’s Stand Stakes Gr.1, Royal Ascot, to Sole Power. “…ran a blinder, confirming that he’s a Group 1 sprinter…”
5f Beverley Bullet Sprint Stakes L, Beverley, beating Mirza, Line Of Reason, Kingsgate Native
5f Faulkner Conditions Stakes
5f Temple Stakes Gr.2, Haydock Park, by ½l conceding 8lb to Hot Streak
5f Temple Stakes Gr.2, Haydock Park, beating Jack Dexter, Danzeno, Hot Streak, Kingsgate Native, Goldream, G Force, Take Cover
5f King’s Stand Stakes Gr.1, Royal Ascot, to Goldream
5f Prix de l’Abbaye Gr.1, Longchamp, to Goldream
During his career Pearl Secret defeated over 60 individual Group winners including 16 Gr.1 winners: Astaire, G Force, Goldream, Happy Valentine, Kingsgate Native, Maarek, Mecca’s Angel, Move In Time, Protable, Prohibit, Shea Shea, Sole Power, Reckless Abandon, Signs of Blessing, Tangerine Trees, Tiggy Wiggy, etc.
“Pearl Secret was the quickest and toughest horse that I have ever trained. With a bit more luck he would have won a Group One.”
David Barron, Trainer
“Pearl Secret was an unbelievably fast horse and a real tough competitor. His run in the Temple Stakes was only a glimpse of what could have been. He was unlucky not to get that Group One win.”
George Baker, jockey